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[movies]The Last Bomb - United States. Army Air Forces
Academy Award-nominated documentary, which shows the 21st Bombing Command and its role in the B-29 bombing of Japan and the Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: 1945; WWII In Color; Atomic Bomb; Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945; Training Film; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; 1946 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary, Features; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; Airplanes, Military; WWII; Bombing, Aerial; B-29 Bomber; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- 21st Bomber Command
Downloads: 722,462 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Beachhead Intact, Italy, 1944 - United States. War Department
1944 silent War Department Bureau of Public Relations film, no. 458 Beachhead Intact, Italy. National Archives description: "U.S. tanks, troops and artillery moving up through the rubbled streets of Anzio, Italy pass MP's directing traffic. Engineer troops dig in the ruins as troops file by masses of smashed and abandoned German equipment. Troops, halftracks and artillery roll through the ruins of Gaeta, Italy...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945; Anzio Beachhead, 1944; World War II; Anzio, Battle Of, Anzio, Italy, 1944; Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Truscott, Lucian King, 1895-1965
Downloads: 569
[movies]Suicide Dive On USS Ticondoroga (CV-14) 1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8131. National Archives description "LS Japanese plane flies through flak bursts.MS USS TICONDEROGA (CV-14) burning after Japanese attack.MS The TICONDEROGA underway; no fires apparent.LS Japanese plane.MS The TICONDEROGA underway, burning; large smoke envelopment.AV The TICONDEROGA underway, showing damage to island and large portion of flight deck.LS Japanese plane fights through flak burst.LS The TICONDEROGA burning after Japanese attack; flak burst in sky.MS T...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Ticondoroga (CV-14); World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; USS Ticondoroga; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; World War II
Downloads: 235 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 55 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 55, 1945 01 Bastogne: Short film about Bastogne, introduced by Lt. Clair Hess of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Co F, 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne. 02 By Request: Short film compilations - One film is about Lexington, Kentucky and the University of K. Also includes a film of the G.I. Jive radio show, including G.I. Jill (Martha Wilkerson). (More here http://archive.org/details/AfrsG.i.Jive.) Another film includes NYC at Easter and St...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Nuts!; St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.); McAuliffe, Anthony C., 1898-1975; Kentucky; Easter; Armed Forces Radio Service; AFRS; Armed Forces Network; GI Jive; Martha Wilkerson; GI Jill; Durante, Jimmy, 1893-1980; Devine, Andy, 1905-1978; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Belgium -- Bastogne; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 501st; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Siege of Bastogne
Downloads: 2,840
[movies]Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi - Walt Disney Studios
WWII 1943 Walt Disney animated short about Hitler Youth. Features book burning, anti-Catholic persecution, Nazi indoctrination, etc. Disney produced this under contract with the U.S. Government. See this article in Life Magazine http://books.google.com/books?id=ZVEEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q&f=true As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your cho...
Keywords: WWII; RKO Radio Pictures; World War, 1939-1945; 1943; World War II; National Socialism And Youth; Walt Disney; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; WWII In Color
Downloads: 9,943
[movies]The New Spirit - Walt Disney Studios
In 1942 Walt Disney Studios created this short film for the US Treasury Department. Donald Duck learns that his tax dollars are going toward the war effort. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1943 for Best Documentary. Later, Disney reused some of this film for the similar short film Spirit of '43: http://www.archive.org/details/TheSpiritOf43_56 Also see "I Paid My Income Tax Today" http://archive.org/details/IPaidMyIncomeTaxToday As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my up...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War II: Homefront; Income Taxes; 1942; World War II; Donald Duck; WWII In Color; Walt Disney; WWII; 1943 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary; Taxation
Downloads: 30,887 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Cap'n Cub - Ted Eshbaugh
Wartime air forces propaganda cartoon by Ted Eshbaugh - featuring a bear cub pilot, Cap'n Cub. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Cap'n Cub; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; Ted Eshbaugh; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color
Downloads: 1,749
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 3: Tests Of Gun Carriers Etc., 1942 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, a Christie tank-type carrier is driven over a test course at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. A 75-mm gun is fired from an experimental half-track carrier. Part 2, incendiary bombs are tested on the roof and porch of a wooden building. Part 3, a hole driller is tested at Ft. Belvoir. Va. Charges are exploded in the holes and tanks try to pass through the resulting craters...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.); Fort Belvoir (Va.); World War, 1939-1945; Half-track Vehicles, Military; World War II; WWII; United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing
Downloads: 149
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 156: The Engineer Armored Vehicle, 1944 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Shows the vehicle in operation and describes its value. Shows detailed procedures for converting a medium tank into an armored vehicle. Shows how extra personnel may be carried by adding steps. Also demonstrates how to add a dozer blade."National Archives Identifier: 24547As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; Tanks (Military Science) -- United States -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction
Downloads: 143
[texts]TM 11-310 Schematic Diagrams for Maintenance of Ground Radio Communication Sets - United States. War Department
TM 11-310 Schematic Diagrams for Maintenance of Ground Radio Communication Sets 1943-10-25RESTRICTED TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION I. REFERENCE DATA Repair of ground radio equipment, general maintenance procedure Tabulation of common radio symbols Metric prefixes; multiples and submultiples Special abbreviations Resistor color code Capacitor color code Vacuum tube, cross reference guide -- Signal Corps type to commercial type II Commercial type to Signal Corps type SECTION II...
Keywords: Technical Manual; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II; Field Manual; Schematic; United States. Army; Radio, Military -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Amateur Radio; WWII; Radio -- United States -- Receivers And Reception -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Boatanchor; Radio -- Monitoring Receivers -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Ham Radio; Radio -- Transmitter-receivers -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 848
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 151: The Infantry Tank Team, 1944 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them in...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Drill And Tactics -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 154
[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
Downloads: 1,128 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 6: Canadian Medium Tank M-3, Etc., 1941 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, the Canadian M-3 tank is tested on the tank course at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Shows the tank climbing a grade, crossing rough terrain, passing over obstacles, and riding through mud and water. Part 2 shows similar tests of the U.S. medium tank M-3. " National Archives Identifier: 24417 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; M3 Stuart Tank; Tanks (Military Science) -- Canada; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 191
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 64: Tank Destroyer: 3" Gun Motor Carriage M-10, 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Describes the 3-inch gun motor carriage M-10. Shows a large line of tank destroyers at Camp Hood, Texas. A five-man crew enters a tank destroyer. Demonstrates its interior controls and procedures of the crew in putting the gun in action. The tank destroyer runs a test course and fires at the target range." National Archives Identifier: 24472 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these f...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Gun-carriages -- United States -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; WWII; World War II; Film Bulletin; Camp Hood (Tex.)
Downloads: 162
[texts]United States Marine Corps Ranks And Grades, 1775-1969 - Nalty, Bernard C.
United States Marine Corps Ranks And Grades, 1775-1969 "'United States Marine Corps Ranks and Grades, 1775-1969' is a concise history of officer and enlisted grade structure. Official records and appropriate historical works were used in compiling this narrative, which is published for the information of those interested in this aspect of Marine Corps history." Digitized by https://www.mcu.usmc.mil/historydivision/
Keywords: USMC; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Organization; Marine Corps Historical Reference Series
Downloads: 1,641
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 135 Bulldozer For Medium Tanks 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Demonstrates in detail how the dozer blade is mounted on the tank. Shows the tankdozer breaking down scaffolding, steel railings, log pilings and walls, and concrete eggs and coffins. Demonstrates how it can pile dirt to ramp walls, clear jungles and jettison the blade to convert to a combat tank." National Archives Identifier: 24530 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, pl...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Tanks (Military Science); Military Engineering
Downloads: 131
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 13: Defense Industry, Somewhere USA, restricted - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Part 1 shows details in the manufacture of gas masks at an unidentified factory. Part 2 shows tests of the half-track T-16 and motor carriage T-32 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Part 3, tank obstacles are constructed from natural materials at Ft. Belvoir, Va." National Archives Identifier: 24424 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please c...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 140
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 160: The Light Tank M-24, 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Describes the M-24 and compares it with the M-5. Teaches how to operate the tank, pointing out good and bad practices. Explains the ventilation and heating systems and the operation of the gears. Demonstrates how to adjust the track."National Archives Identifier: 24551 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your cho...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; M24 Chaffee Tank; World War, 1939-1945; Tanks (Military Science) -- United States -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; WWII; M5 Stuart Tank; World War II
Downloads: 627
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 191: The Heavy Tank T26E3, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Shows extensive field tests of this new tank, demonstrating its low silhouette; torsion bar suspension; ability to cope with rough terrain, 60 per cent grades, and 8-foot trenches; its heavy armor. Identifies and describes the weapons it carries. Studies the operation of its wheel mechanisms. The power train, fighting compartment, and driving compartment are examined...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; M26 Pershing Tank; World War II; Tanks (Military Science); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare
Downloads: 274 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 38: Seek, Strike, Destroy - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "On the training of tank destroyer teams at Camp Hood, Texas. Shows ceremonies as the training center is officially opened. Troops learn operation and maintenance of half-track vehicles. A track is replaced during simulated combat. Mock German tanks are destroyed by 75mm antitank guns during maneuvers." Not the greatest film quality. National Archives Identifier: 24449 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or ot...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Fort Hood (Tex.); Half-track Vehicles, Military
Downloads: 153
[movies]Theirs is the Glory - Gaumont British Picture Corporation
"Re-enactment of World War 2 Battle of Arnhem. Later lavishly remade as A Bridge Too Far." Part of Operation Market Garden, the Battle of Arnhem was a failed attempt to capture a bridge in the city of Arnhem in Holland. This remarkable docu-drama was shot 1 year after the battle, with the actual soldiers and civilians re-creating their experiences, and it features captured German armor. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profi...
Keywords: WWII; Operation Market Garden; World War, 1939-1945; 1944; World War II; Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944
Downloads: 13,967 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Ship's Crew In Swim Suits; Loading Ammo; Task Force & Devastation Ashore, 03/1944 - United States. Navy
United States Naval Photographic Center film #1782. National Archives description "1) GV MS Crew on deck in swim suits.2) MS-Tilt Bridge, signal flags lowered.3) MS Camouf. CA, DD passes FG.4) LS-Pan Shore of small Atoll, APs, AKs, DEs, LCs offshore.5) SHS LCT underway.6) MS-Pan Devastation fuel dump, wrecked Japanese pillbox.7) MS Officer on deck, radar grid turns.8) SHS Officers come aboard, group talk on deck (UX)9) LS-Pan Task force, AKs, APs, LCs, PB4Y taxis.10) MS Navy officers on deck.11)...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Indiana (BB-58); World War II; USS Indiana; Privateer (Seaplane); WWII In Color
Downloads: 73 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Air Attack On Task Force, 04/06/1945 - United States. Navy
United States Naval Photographic Center film # 11688. National Archives description 1) MS AO refueling hoses FG-SV.2) MS Men on fantail of AO. 3) LS CV underway. 4) MS Parked aircraft, pilots cross FG. 5) LS Japanese plane splashes off bow of CV. 6) LS-UA Tracer fire at Japanese aircraft. 7) LS Tracer fire & large flak explosion at Japanese aircraft. 8) MS Parked aircraft with pilot in cockpit; pan up to US Flag...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; USS San Jacinto; WWII In Color; USS San Jacinto (CVL-30); World War II
Downloads: 61 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]We All Came Home: Army and Navy Nurse POWs In World War II - United States. Department of Defense
We All Came Home: Army and Navy Nurse POWs In World War II NTIS No.: AVA14014VNB1 Documentary about the first U.S. women prisoners of war, the "Angels of Corregidor," who were captured after the fall of Bataan and Corregidor. Includes interviews/oral histories with some of the ex-POW nurses. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/o...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps; Corregidor; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War II: Women; Santo Tomas; POWs; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Angels of Corregidor; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History
Downloads: 1,639 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Four Methods of Flush Riveting - Walt Disney Studios
In 1942 Walt Disney made this film for Lockheed & the National Film Board of Canada. This is an industrial training film (animated) about proper riveting methods. It's most certainly the most riveting video on Archive.org. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; Rivets and riveting -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War II: Homefront; Training Film; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; Walt Disney; WWII In Color
Downloads: 9,572
[texts]Order of Battle of the United States Army, World War II: European Theater of Operations, Divisions - Office of the Theater Historian
Order of battle of the United States Army, World War II: European Theater of Operations, divisions. "Presented in this volume are command and staff rosters, composition of divisions, attachments and detachments, assignments and attachments to higher units, command post locations, and pertinent statistics. With some exception, the material presented for each division dates from its arrival in the European Theater to the end of hostilities on May 9, 1945...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe; United States. -- Army -- Organization; United States. -- Army -- European Theater of Operations -- History; World War II; United States. Army; US Army; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- European Theater Of Operations
Downloads: 3,075
[texts]Unit Histories Of World War II, United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy - Dornbusch, C. E.
"This list is concerned only with histories covering unit operations in World War II and published in some form. Although a certain number of these histories were prepared and published by Information and Education sections of Army commands, the great majority were unofficial. This list includes, within both types, all publications that were intended for general distribution to members of a unit. After-action and other official reports required by the regulations of the several services are not ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Bibliography; World War II; United States. -- Navy -- Bibliography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Bibliography; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Bibliography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Bibliography
Downloads: 519
[movies]General George S. Patton Jr. Funeral 1945 - United States. Army
Footage of General George S. Patton's funeral in December 1945. Video begins with external shot of hospital in Heidelberg December 13, 1945. Then to funeral on the 23rd of December. Street scenes, procession, and people leaving church.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 -- Death and burial; World War, 1939-1945; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; World War II
Downloads: 882
[texts]Air Force Combat Units Of World War II - Maurer, Maurer
Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer ISBN: 0912799021 ISBN-13: 9780-912799025 "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War. Although such groups had numerous designations, nearly all fell within four major categories: bombardment, fighter, reconnaissance, and troop carrier. The book covers both the combat groups that served overseas and those that remained in the United States...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Regalia (Insignia); United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Armed Forces -- Insignia -- Catalogs
Downloads: 3,519
[movies]Our Job In Japan - United States. Army
Training film for U.S. soldiers embarking on occupation duty in Japan. Written by Dr. Seuss and formed the basis for his latter 1947 Oscar-winning film, "Design For Death." This film was seen as too sympathetic to the Japanese and MacArthur worked to suppress it. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; Japan. -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Dr Seuss; Training Film; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; United States. Army; World War II; Elmo Williams
Downloads: 3,228
[movies]Defense Against Invasion - Walt Disney Studios
In 1943 Walt Disney produced this short film about vaccination for the now-defunct US Government Agency "Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Health For The Americas; Public Hygiene; World War II; Public Health; Vaccination; WWII; Walt Disney; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures And Cartoons
Downloads: 3,770
[movies]Japanese Suicide Attack On Task Force, USS Enterprise (CV-6), 04/23/1945 - United States. Navy
United States Naval Photographic Center film # 11549. National Archives description 1) LS 3 JBAs making flaming diving runs on ship & misses.2) LS-MS Japanese JBA landing on USS ENTERPRISE, smoke columns & fires seen (good).3) LS-MS Japanese JBA missing 3 ships, finally landing on water.4) MS JBA diving & missing CVL.5) CU Signal flags on yardarm.6) LS JBA crashes off bow of CV, tremendous explosion (good).QUALITY: FAIRNational Archives Identifier: 79075  
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Enterprise; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; USS Enterprise (CV-6); Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; WWII In Color; USS Flint (CL-97); World War II; USS Flint; Battle Of Okinawa
Downloads: 40
[texts]German Military Abbreviations - United States. War Department
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington DC, SPECIAL SERIES No. 12 German Military Abbreviations, April 12, 1943 "Perhaps to a greater extent than any other army, the German Armed Forces employ military abbreviations on their maps and charts, on task force tables of organization, on direction and location sign posts in combat zones, on field orders, and, in short, in every case where abbreviations may possibly be used...
Keywords: Special Series; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Field Manual; US Army; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; Military art and science -- Abbreviations; Military art and science -- Dictionaries -- German
Downloads: 1,722
[movies]Meet The Fleet - Warner Brothers Studios
Technicolor dramatized recruiting short made by WB for the U.S. Navy. Film is also known as "Anchors Aweigh." Follows 3 recruits through boot camp in San Diego. It stars George Reeves and "Dennis the Menace's dad." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: US Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & enlistment; Deuteranopia; World War, 1939-1945; Herbert Anderson; WWII; William T Orr; World War II; George Reeves; Mary Cheffey; United States. Navy; Robert Armstrong; WWII In Color
Downloads: 1,144 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Crowing Pains - Warner Brothers Studios
Public domain cartoon that is the only one that featured Both Sylvester Cat and Foghorn Leghorn. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Sylvester; Public Domain; Foghorn Leghorn
Downloads: 4,164 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Baguio, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, 04/26/1945 - 04/27/1945 - United States. Army
Battle scenes and civilians. National Archives Identifier: 17867 No National Archives description.  As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded
Downloads: 76
[movies]August 14, 1945 Newsreel V-J Day
Newsreel footage of VJ Day celebrations. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace; V-J Day, 1945; World War II: Homefront; 1945; World War II; USS Missouri; USS Missouri (BB-63)
Downloads: 1,817
[movies]Crane Cable Breaks - LVTs Loaded On LSD, Guadalcanal - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1711. "LSD" in this 1940's context = "Landing Ship, Dock." The title says Guadalcanal but the description says "coast of Sicily" - not sure of this location.National Archives description "MS LVT being lowered onto deck of LSD, PAN to other LVT's sitting on deck. MS LVT's sitting on deck of LSD; enlisted men guiding landing vehicles on deck. MS Enlisted men hoisting oil drums from LVT...
Keywords: Tracked Landing Vehicles -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War II; Landing Craft -- United States; WWII
Downloads: 138
[movies]Task Force Underway, 03/28/1942 - United States. Navy
United States Naval Photographic Center film # 16038. Not in the greatest shape. National Archives description: "1) HS Blue class DD underway. 2) GV Task Force underway; an ESSEX class carrier (CV), several CLs and CAs, a British cruiser and the USS SARATOGA (CVA-60) is also seen, SV. 3) LS Flak bursts in sky, shell splashes in water. 4) MS USS SARATOGA taking on planes. 5) HS 5" anti-aircraft batteries manned and firing...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS Saratoga (CV-3); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Saratoga; World War II; USS Enterprise (CV-6); United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; USS Salt Lake City; Dauntless (Dive Bomber); USS Salt Lake City (CA-25); Avenger (Fighter Plane); USS Enterprise; World War, 1939-1945; USS Portland; USS Portland (CA-33)
Downloads: 46 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Stage Door Canteen
A romance set in NYC's Stage Door Canteen for WWII service members. Features dozens of cameos: Aline MacMahon, Gypsy Rose Lee, Alan Mowbray, Harry J. Wild, Sol Lesser, William Terry, Lucile Gleason, Elliott Nugent, Bert Lytell, Ethel Waters, Margaret Early, Julie Conway, Helen Menken, Sunset Carson, Judith Anderson, Henry Armetta, Trudy Erwin, Katharine Cornell, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Lina Romay, Count Basie, Dorothea Kent, Frank Borzage, Pat Flaherty, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Yehudi Men...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; American Theatre Wing; World War II: Homefront; 1943; World War, 1939-1945; Swing; Jazz; Big Band
Downloads: 6,150 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]TM 30-254 Military Dictionary (Advance Installment): Part I. English-Russian; Part II. Russian-English - United States. War Department
TM 30-254 Military Dictionary (Advance Installment): Part I. English-Russian; Part II. Russian-English 1941-08-05
Keywords: Technical Manual; Russian language -- Dictionaries -- English; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Military art and science -- Dictionaries; World War, 1939-1945; English language -- Dictionaries -- Russian; World War II; Field Manual; WWII
Downloads: 434
[movies]Saipan Invasion: Task Force Leaves Roi Island; Destroyer Refueled, 06/12/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4400. National Archives description "1) GV Tanker underway, DD passes FG2) GV Transport area. Convoy at anchor.3) MS BB bow on view, radar FG.4) HMS Men on bow anchor detail.5) MS DD passes, AP, oilers BG-SV6) MS USS PENNSYLVANIA.7) MS DD passes, man FG. CL underway, Is. BG.8) MS-CU BB, CL, DD, CVE-SV.9) MS Men sun bathe on deck, DD alongside refueling.10) GV Refueling DD alongside--SV.11) GV Men sun bathe on fantail, 14" guns FG."National Archives Identifier: 771...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; USS Pennsylvania; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; Saipan, Battle Of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; USS Pennsylvania (BB-38); United States. Navy
Downloads: 77 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]Volume 1 Of 8 Nimitz "Graybook," 7 December 1941 – 31 August 1942 - United States. Navy
Command Summary of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USNNimitz "Graybook" 7 December 1941 – 31 August 1945Volume 1 of 8Running Estimate and Summary maintained by Captain James M. Steele, USN, CINCPAC staff at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, covering the period 7 December 1941 to 31 August 1942The 8 volumes are paginated as follows: Volume 1 (7 December 1941 to 31 August 1942): pages 1 - 861 [This Document]Volume 2 (1 September 1942 to 31 December 1942): pages 862 – 1262 Volume 3 (1 January 1943 to 30 J...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 350
[texts]TM 30-250 Military Dictionary Part I. English--Spanish, Part II. Spanish--English - United States. War Department
TM 30-250 Military Dictionary Part I. English--Spanish, Part II. Spanish--English 1941Digitized by Google.
Keywords: Technical Manual; Spanish language -- Dictionaries -- English; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Military art and science -- Dictionaries; World War, 1939-1945; English language -- Dictionaries -- Spanish; World War II; Field Manual; WWII
Downloads: 599
[movies]Atomic Bomb Physical Damage, Blast Effect, Hiroshima, 03/13/1946 - 04/08/1946 - United States. Army Air Forces
National Archives description "MLS High angle close up looking down at a Dodge Sedan completely bowed in by blast. Locatede 20 feet NW of building 24 on Main Street. LS Pan L to R (NW to N) shows blast effect to S and E wall of building 68 which formerly served as a warehouse for a Japanese FA Battalion. LS E end of building 69. Same as above. LS S side of building 69. Same as above. MLS Pan R to L (N-NW) shows N end of building 69 with E wall crumpled by blast...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan; World War II; United States. Army Air Forces; Hiroshima-shi (Japan); A-bomb; Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945; Atomic Bomb
Downloads: 814
[texts]Pilot Transition To Combat Aircraft - United States. Army Air Forces
"Transition training, a stage in the development of a pilot's skill, begins when he first faces the controls of an unfamiliar airplane. It reoccurs as the first stage of progression to each new and more complex plane. Thus a pilot passes through a period of transition each time he learns to fly a specific type of aircraft. The necessity for transition to operational aircraft has existed since the time of the first employment of combat types...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Training; World War II
Downloads: 175
[movies]Hitler's Cell In Landsberg Prison, Germany, 04/30/1945 - United States. Army
Extracted from US Army film "Hitler's Cell In Landsberg Prison, Germany ; With The U.S. Cavalry, Bavaria, 04/30/1945" National Archives description National Archives Identifier: 17998
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany; World War II; National Socialism; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Landsberg am Lech (Germany)
Downloads: 39
[texts]42nd Rainbow Infantry Division: A Combat History Of World War II - United States. Army. Infantry Division, 42nd
"This history of the Rainbow is a record of the accomplishments of every man who served in the Division. It is the story of his contribution to the safety and security of the people of his country and of the world. This is a history of the combat infantry, of the artillery, the reconnaissance troop, the medical and engineer battalions, the signal, ordnance and quartermaster companies and of the division headquarters personnel." Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library, US ...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 42nd; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; World War II; United States. Army
Downloads: 1,255
[movies]Victory Through Air Power - Walt Disney Studios
WWII 1943 Walt Disney full-length animated documentary, which was produced for the US government. It promoted long-range strategic aerial bombing in World War II (and allegedly influenced FDR in its use). See this article in Life Magazine: http://books.google.com/books?id=MVAEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50#v=onepage&q&f=true Was unreleased from 1943 to 2004. A black and white USAF print is online at archive.org here...
Keywords: Aeronautics, Military -- World War, 1939-1945; Donald Duck; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United Artists; World War II; Walt Disney; World War, 1939-1945; 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; WWII; Flights (Aeronautics); Bombing, Aerial; Air Warfare; De Seversky, Alexander P. (Alexander Procofieff), 1894-1974; Air Power -- United States -- History -- 20th Century; WWII In Color
Downloads: 4,401 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Rescue From Shangri-La - Dutch Information Service
1945 short film (partial) details the rescue of C-47 plane crash survivors in remote New Guinea. In 2011 a book about the incident by Mitchell Zuckoff was published: "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.or...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Alexander Cann; Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea; Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Search and rescue operations; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
Downloads: 4,139
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